True North: 100 Years of Canadian Classical Music
Celebrate Canada’s birthday with Canadian musicians Stephanie Chua (piano) and Veronique Mathieu (violin) as they host a classical revue of Canadian compositions to recognize Canada’s birthday.
When: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 3-4:30
Where: Great Hall, Hart House
Véronique Mathieu has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, South Africa, South America, and the United States. She is a prizewinner of the 2012 Eckhardt-Gramatté Contemporary Music Competition, the 2010 Krakow International Contemporary Music Competition, and a three-time winner of the Canada Council Bank of Instruments Competition. Véronique completed a Performer Diploma and a Master’s Degree in Music at Indiana University and is currently an assistant professor of violin at the University of Kansas.
Stephanie Chua is an expressive and versatile pianist devoted to presenting and performing contemporary works. Stephanie has performed in solo and chamber recitals across Canada and in Europe. Stephanie holds her Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music from the University of Toronto. She was also Artist-in-Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts, and earned her Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria.
Sunday Concerts is the grand dame of Hart House’s concert series. Sunday Concerts has been making music and history in the Great Hall since 1922 featuring such Canadian music icons as Glenn Gould and Anton Kuerti to more recent stars such as Patricia O Callaghan and Juno award winner Jane Bunnett. From new musical voices, to the best in classical content to world music traditions, the Sunday Concert series offers students and community a chance to experience and explore music in all its majesty!